1701 – Operations in the Low Countries – Anglo-Dutch Fleet August

From Project WSS
Jump to navigationJump to search

Hierarchical Path: War of the Spanish Succession (Main Page) >> Campaigns >> 1701 – Operations in the Low Countries >> Anglo-Dutch Fleet assembled at Spithead on 11 August

Description

By 11 August 1701, a large Anglo-Dutch fleet was assembled at Spithead.

Admiral Sir Georges Rook assisted by:

  • Vice-Admiral Sir Thomas
  • Counter-Admiral Sir John Munden
  • Admiral Sir Clovs Shovel
  • Vice-Admiral Sir John Benbow

The fleet consisted of:

References

Vault, François Eugène de, and Pelet: Mémoires militaires relatifs à la Succession d'Espagne sous Louis XIV, Vol. 1 p. 468-469